On Thursday, February 25, the Council of Korean Americans is proud to announce an exclusive fireside chat with New York Times Bestselling Author Chang-Rae Lee, who recently published his latest novel, My Year Abroad. The discussion will be moderated by educator, speaker, and award-winning author of Swimming in Hong Kong, Dr. Stephanie Han.
This event is presented by CKA’s new Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Sports (ACES) Initiative, which aims to increase awareness of Korean Americans’ accomplishments and support our community’s talents in these respective fields. You can read more about our ACES initiative in this CKA Announcement. Stay tuned for future events and collaborations with noteworthy Korean American creatives and visionaries in the arts, culture, entertainment, and sports.
Fireside Chat with Chang-Rae Lee
New York Times Bestselling Author and Pulitzer Prize Finalist
Thursday, February 25th
4:00 PM Pacific / 7:00 PM Eastern
Meet the Korean American Authors
New York Times Bestselling Author & Pulitzer Prize Finalist
Professor of English, Stanford University
Stephanie Han, MFA, Ph.D. (Moderator)
Award-winning Author, Educator, and Speaker
Dr. Stephanie Han is an author, educator, and speaker. She authored the award-winning fiction collection Swimming in Hong Kong (Willow Springs Books), the Paterson Fiction Prize recipient, and the sole finalist for the AWP Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction, the Spokane Prize, and the Asian Books Blog Award. Her writing has been recognized by Nimrod International Literary Journal, The South China Morning Post/RTHK, and Santa Fe Writers Project and supported by PEN-Emerging Voices, VONA, and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. The inaugural English Literature Ph.D. graduate of the City University of Hong Kong lives in Hawai’i, home of her family since 1904. She teaches writing and literature workshops online at drstephaniehan.com.